Preparing students for college means giving them more than a grounding in academics. Time-management skills, an ability to persevere to solve problems, and a sense of personal responsibility are also skills that schools can instill to help students navigate the challenges of higher education.
Mobile science labs, Skype lessons with scientists and robotics workshops are among the offerings at some remote schools.
Educators across the state are hard at work creating a brighter future for all those kids who historically have been underserved.
The technology, combined with supportive teachers, has opened the door to science careers.
Timely financial advice and coaching increases graduation rates for low-income students.
The program would be similar to one offered by the California State University system.
At least 30 high schools now offer classes in data science, one of the state's most in-demand and highest-paying careers.
Failure of districts to update A-G course lists can result in students being denied admission to UC/CSU despite meeting requirements.
California Department of Education says California is a "local control state" and it is responsibility of local school districts to ensure that students meet all local and state graduation requirements
More details and tweaks in wording may not resolve key differences over Every Student Succeeds Act.
High-quality training in the new science standards needs to be a priority for districts in 2018, some leading educators say.
A new report ranks California among the nation's worst in teaching about student loans, credit cards and personal finance.
Study of 24 states shows California's math and English language arts standards are rigorous and are focused on college and career-readiness.
Strong teacher-student relationships are a key to success at Covina-Valley Unified
California's high school graduation standards are weaker than what the UC and CSU systems expect, a new study says.
UC Santa Barbara researcher discusses high school dropouts, graduation rates and plans to study courses taken and grades earned to receive diplomas.